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potato here in california. >> reporter: in oakland governor jerry brown didn't want to talk about gay marriage going to the supreme court. >> reporter: do you think it is a good thing? >> i think it is good you are inquiring about it. the arguments have to be made. >> tremendous momentum. >> reporter: in san francisco he had plenty to say. as mayor in 2004 he declared gay marriage legal and conducted same-sex marriage weddings. now he thinks the justice could be the one who decides the issue for california and the nation once and for all. >> he has been the principal player on advancing the rights of folks whose rights were taken away. >> reporter: many agree and believe the supreme court is set up for a 5-4 decision with kennedy casting the deciding vote. one things roberts could also be in play as a swing vote. >> she from a different generation. he worked with talented gay lawyers his entire career. this is his moment to be in history. >> reporter: they are expected to hear arguments in march and issue decisions by june. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >> opponents of same-sex
of california law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. governor jerry brown vetoed the bill in september. >> we must make sure secure communities focuses on violent criminals, not on day labor workers. not on women who are victims of domestic violence. >>> a gay teen who spoke out after being denied his eagle scout award was honored today in sacramento. he invited him and his family to the opening legislative session. he was kicked out of the scouts, prompting a nationwide campaign. >>> the national park service repainted graffiti which is a first. the tower was restored and repainted with weather resistant paint to protect the land mark but it covered up graffiti from 1969-1971. they repainted the graffiti to match the other message of peace and freedom. >>> tracking showers over the next 36 hours. rainfall should start light in the north bay tomorrow but it will work its way south and will have an impact on the wednesday morning commute. the rest looks light. you can see the sweep going. rain up there. it is light. pretty impressive when you look at the percents. 181% of a
. this morning r the president met with a bipartisan group of governors at the white house. jerry brown was not among them. the group did not endorse any specific proposal on avoiding the sharp tax and spending cuts that could take effect in january. president obama says it's possible that the tax rates could later be lowered as part of a comprehensive tax overhaul. >>> police responding to an early-morning burglary in san jose are surprised at what they found. we'll have exclusive video of the discovery. >>> rosemary's back in about nine minutes to tell you more about the new storm rolling in and when rain will increase in your neighborhood. >>> it's a first of its kind set up in the bay area. ahead with a new solar facility dedicated an hour ago is getting a lot of attention. on your prepaid card? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card with no fee reloads and withdrawals at chase atms. all for one flat monthly fee so there's zero confusion. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> a typhoon pum eling the southern philippines has killed least 74 people. the region's go
's largest ocean preserve in 20 years and has been endorsed by governor jerry brown. >>> the oakland police department has agreed to hand over authority of the command staff to a court-appointed director. that move came in response to the threat of a federal takeover of the department. oakland has failed to meet a federal judge's order to make rerms agreed to in the settlement of a police brutality case nearly ten years ago. >> we've been orking hard to demonstrate to the courts and the public that we can police ourselves and this department can constitute -- practice constitutional policing. >> a court must approve the handoff of the department to a federal director. >>> well, somewhat of a change with our weather presentation for today. no rain to talk about. still some lingering clouds out there with partly to mostly cloudy skies conditions. we are heading into a dry weather set up for the weekend. still overcast out there. some upper level clouds and some lower clouds but not much in the way of dense fog. as far as the rainfall, it's way up to the north, up to the pacific northwest, por
to be heard in the spring with a ruling scheduled for june. >> governor jerry brown attended an event in oak lands where he made a brief comment o on the the decision o to review prop 8. >> i think the arguments have to be sglaed as the attorney general, brown has refusesed to defend proposition 8 saying it discriminates against same sex couples. >> today's decision affects thousands o of same sex cuppings in the bai bay area. patty talked to some of these couples. >> there was mixed reaction to the announcement as couples now resign themselves to more waiting and more uncertainty. >> tom watson has picked out a place for his wedding to jeff but they vice president set a date. they're waiting for the supreme court to make a decision. >> this means that there's a chance for an even greater resolution. that the supreme court could recognize that marriage is a constitutional right for all americans, just just us in california. >> this man did not expect the supreme court to take on prop 8 2k3w4r we're very hopeful that the decision will break in favor of committing same sex couples. >>
. want to show yao a live picture here from sacramento where governor jerry brown -- actually, that's the mayor, kevin johnson, the major of sacramento talking right now. jerry brown is also there. all of this over the lighting of the capitol christmas tree. the governor is getting some help from 10-year-old christian anderson from southern california. this year's tree is a 50-foot-al white fur from shasta county. it's decorated with ornaments made by children and adults who have developmental disabilities. >>> here in the bay area that rain blew through overnight and through the morning early hours. this is our chief meteorologist bill martin said and, bill, it really wasn't as bad as it was the weekend before. >> not even close but it messed up the morning commute it did rain pretty hard in the east bay and parts of the north bay but messes up that morning commute, and it did. the showers are starting to move out towards the south down here. i've had reports up in boulder creek up in the hills of some significant rain fall, moderate rain fall. down in this area i got a few e-mails
jerry brown is actually not in the group. >>> white house is rejecting the republican fiscal proposal. and it is a counteroffer to the one president barack obama offered last week. coming up, what the white house says is missing in the republican proposal. >>> time now time to bring tara back. if anybody is headed for the bay bridge, what do you want them to know. >> if we take a live look, this happens in just a matter of minutes and i bet you it is going on right now. so give yourself extra time if you are headed into the city right now. we can show you 580 westbound and then also up in the pittsburgh antioch area, slow going there on highway 4 as you make your way towards concord. last but not least, 280 san jose and traffic is moving along pretty well. 6:07 here is steve. >>> cloudy skies, now last hour, there has been some light rain in mendocino and down to salina, it is cloudy and a few areas of fog. this system is considerably weaker than the one we have and it looks like we will pick it up later tonight into tomorrow and nothing close to the systems. still a lot of cloud cove
boehner and governor jerry brown is not in that group. >>> tara is back, you know all about our commute, what is happening in pacifica. >>> well, to the northport tall bridge, they are able to stabilize that weak spot. right now we will take a live look headlights are flowing nicely as you make your way towards the mcarthur maze. up next, we have 880 up near the oakland coliseum, same story staff is flowing very nicely. it is dark up there but take my word for it, traffic is flowing nicely, 5:07 let's check with steve. >>> ukiah announced they can't hold a candle to what was there. heavier amounts will not be to the north. any rain on already saturated soil will need to be watched. one to two will cover it, i think this system will weaken considerably. it doesn't mean we will not get more rain. the pattern will change, there could be some morning drizzle in some of the higher elevations and rain in the north bay, you can see it there having returns near clover dale, winds near clover in the north lake and near south of that, there is a lot of cloud cover and it would not take much. it i
he crashed his car, killing his passenger and teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown. linebacker was a member of the team's practice squad. a police spokesperson says brent was taken into custody after he failed a field sobriety test. >> it appears he was traveling at ahi rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb causing his vehicle to flip. >> brent is scheduled to be arraigned. the second-degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. >>> police in cc released the dash-cam video showing chief's linebacker jovan belcher hours before he killed his girlfriend and himself. the officer saw him asleep in his car about 3:00 a.m. and encouraged him to leave the running car and go upstairs. police say belcher was cooperative. a second video taken just five hours later shows officers rushing to the chief's stadium, where belcher shot himself. >>> there is more legal trouble for comedienne katt williams today. he was wanted for allegedly leading the chp on a chase. williams faces assault charges in yolo county for allegedly slappi
, the same group of governors will meet with john boehner. california governor jerry brown is not among the group. >>> 7:15. the owner of the drake's bay oyster company is plotting a legal response to the federal decision to shut down his operation. he said he will not give up. the operating permit expired last month at the national seashore. the company was told it will have to leave within 90 days and that area will return to wilderness. >>> oakland's largest pot club gets a key victory in court. a judge ruled that harborside medical center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some
in the suburb and killing his teammate jerry brown. brent was arrested after he failed a sobriety test. >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or i am packed the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip one time. >> second degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. the cowboys are still scheduled to play the bengals today. last week, the kansas city chiefs player killed his girlfriend and then himself. >>> two funeral services being held for two teenagers. and shot and killed in oakland. a sidewalk memorial marks the spot where the two were gunned down two weeks ago. family and friends gathered at colonial chapel to remember them. today's services will be held for one of them at the mortuary. the bodies were found near brookdale park. >>> the man who killed lamar will be sentenced. he was trying to kidnap three women back in 2009. those incidents happened when garcia-torres was 17 years old. several years before sierra la mar went missing. >>> she is responsible for the children she was
in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're
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